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Amazon Wins Patent for Proof-of-Work Cryptographic System
Tech giant Amazon has been granted a patent for a proof-of-work (PoW) cryptographic system similar to those used by many blockchains.
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PayPal Wins Patent for Way to Defend Against Crypto Ransomware
Online payments giant PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that could detect a type of crypto malware and mitigate its effects.
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Capital One Seeks Blockchain Patent for 'Collaborative' Authentication Tool
In a patent filing released Thursday, Capital One set out a blockchain system its says allows secure user authentication across multiple platforms.
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Microsoft Looks to Trusted Computing for Blockchain Security Boost
The phrase "trusted execution environment" is identified in two Microsoft patent applications to be a key component in future blockchain projects.
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Intuit Scores Patent for Processing Bitcoin Payments With Text Messages
California-based business and financial software company Intuit has been awarded a patent for processing bitcoin payments via text message.
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A Japanese Telecom Giant Wants to Use Blockchain to Store Contracts
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone is looking to invent a new contract agreements system based on blockchain technology.
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Barclays Seeks Twin Blockchain Patents for Banking Services
Barclays Bank proposed using blockchain to make various banking processes more efficient in a pair of patent applications.
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Mastercard Wins Patent for Speeding Up Crypto Payments
Mastercard is looking to improve crypto by designing a payments system that will link accounts holding both fiat currency and cryptocurrencies.
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American Express Thinks Blockchains Could Help Prove Payments
Credit card giant American Express may be looking into developing a new proof-of-payment (PoP) system based on blockchain technology.
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Patent Reveals Nasdaq Planning Blockchain-Powered Data System
Nasdaq is seeking to patent a system for securely distributing time-sensitive information by way of a blockchain, records show.
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